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John Philip Sousa:

American Military Bands

The United States Marine Band is this country's oldest military band. Each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces has its own band, and song. Lieutenant Don Schofield, associate conductor of the United States Air Force Band of Flight, talks with Naomi Lewin about all the U.S. military bands.

Music heard in this episode:

Sousa: Semper Fidelis
Philips: Marines' Hymn
Miller: In the Mood
Crawford: Air Force Song
Sousa: La Reine de La Mer
Zimmerman: Anchors Aweigh
Gruber: Caisson Song

Learn more about John Philip Sousa

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This Week's Quiz

Which band was America's first military band?

 The Marine Band

 The Army Band

 The Navy Band

 The Air Force Band

 The Coast Guard Band

Who wrote the Air Force song?

 A general

 A pilot

 A conductor

 A pianist

 A doctor

How do you join a military band?

 Join the army

 Register to Vote

 Ask your Congressman

 Audition

 Graduate from music school

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

John Philip Sousa:

American Military Bands

The United States Marine Band is this country's oldest military band. Each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces has its own band, and song. Lieutenant Don Schofield, associate conductor of the United States Air Force Band of Flight, talks with Naomi Lewin about all the U.S. military bands.

Music heard in this episode:

Sousa: Semper Fidelis
Philips: Marines' Hymn
Miller: In the Mood
Crawford: Air Force Song
Sousa: La Reine de La Mer
Zimmerman: Anchors Aweigh
Gruber: Caisson Song

Learn more about John Philip Sousa

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which band was America's first military band?

 The Marine Band

 The Army Band

 The Navy Band

 The Air Force Band

 The Coast Guard Band

Who wrote the Air Force song?

 A general

 A pilot

 A conductor

 A pianist

 A doctor

How do you join a military band?

 Join the army

 Register to Vote

 Ask your Congressman

 Audition

 Graduate from music school

 

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